IDABEL — Tim Perkins, age 60, of Mount Airy, Georgia, formerly of Ardmore, Oklahoma, passed away on Monday, January 14, 2013, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Mr. Perkins was born on January 3, 1953, in Greenville, South Carolina, to Doris W. Perkins of Idabel, Oklahoma, and the late Edgar R. Perkins.
He was a graduate of Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology. Tim was a retired cook from Furrs Cafeteria with 26 years of service. He was a member of Clarkesville First United Methodist Church and his hobbies were bowling and fishing.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Ann Gardenhire Perkins, Mount Airy, Ga.; brothers, Jon Perkins, Batesville, Ark., and Andy Perkins, Durant, Okla.; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Monday, January 21, 2013, at Trinity Baptist Church in Idabel, Oklahoma. Interment will follow in Valliant Cemetery.
The family will receive friends after the service on Monday.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Good News Evangelistic Fellowship, Inc., Rt. 2 Box 181, Westville, OK 74965-9621 or to Bertram Bobb Bible Camp, P.O. Box 822, Ringold, OK 74754.
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Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, Georgia, and local arrangements are in the care of White Family Funeral Home, Idabel, Oklahoma.